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Human Biology

Human Biology

Jones & Bartlett Learning. 2011

Ideal for allied health and pre-nursing students, Alcamos Fundamentals of Microbiology, Body Systems Edition, retains the engaging, student-friendly style and active learning approach for which award-winning author and educator Jeffrey Pommerville is known. It presents diseases, complete with new content on recent discoveries, in a manner that is directly applicable to students and organized by body system. A captivating art program, learning design format, and numerous case studies draw...

Anterior Knee Pain and Patellar Instability

Anterior Knee Pain and Patellar Instability

Springer Science & Business Media. 2011

A multitude of leading international authorities provide fresh insights and approaches for patient evaluation and treatment of Anterior knee pain syndrome and patellofemoral instability. Included are new chapters featuring clinical cases and detailed descriptions of the most important surgical techniques used for the knee extensor mechanism, each being described by the surgeon who developed it. The book is divided in four sections, the first section focuses on the etiopathogenic bases, the...

Homeostasis in Desert Reptiles

Homeostasis in Desert Reptiles

Springer Science & Business Media. 2012

Deserts, whether hot or cold, are considered to be one of the most difficult environments for living systems, lacking the essential free water which ac counts for approximately 60-70% of their body mass and more than 98% of their constituent atoms {Macfarlane 1978}. Amongst vertebrates, reptiles are usually thought of as the animals most adapted or suited to such environments because of their diurnal habit, based on a need for external heat, and their ability to survive far from obvious...

Biology

Biology

Christian Liberty Press. 2005

When Biology: A Search for Order in Complexity was originally released in the early 0970s, it was the first text of its kind to challenge the long-standing assumption that a study of biology must be predicated upon the atheistic philosophy of Darwinian evolution. Now, over three decades later, as the so-called theory of evolution faces a deepening crisis, Christian Liberty Press is pleased to present a newly updated and improved version of the textbook that first challenged the modern...

Sodium and Water Homeostasis

Sodium and Water Homeostasis

Springer. 2015

This book presents cutting edge methods that provide insights into the pathways by which salt and water traverse cell membranes and flow in an orchestrated fashion amongst the many compartments of the body. It focuses on a number of molecular, cellular and whole animal studies that involve multiple physiological systems and shows how the internal milieu is regulated by multifactorial gene regulation, molecular signaling, and cell and organ architecture. Topics covered include: water...